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I went on what I thought was a nice date with someone and she said she enjoyed it too. But since then I’ve been trying to text her, and she hasn’t responded. I must have sent her 15 messages in the last week, but nothing. How do I get her to answer me?
Confused in JerusalemDear Confused in Jerusalem,
You don’t. Fifteen texts… wow. Just stop. People say things to be polite sometimes. Your over-eagerness or certainty may have caused her to lie in the first place – she didn’t want to burst your bubble in your face. And asking “how do I get her to… ” tells me you should stop dating and get some social skills training. You clearly don’t understand relationships.
– Rabbi Yisroel Bernath, known as “The Love Rabbi,” has extensive experience with counseling couples. Starring in the CBC documentary Kosher Love,